Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

1,000-bed hospital to be built in Nangarhar

1,000-bed hospital to be built in Nangarhar

Jan 16, 2013 - 17:01

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): The Deputy Minister of Public Healthinfo-icon Najia Tariq on Monday announced plans to construct a 1,000-bed hospital in near future in the eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

Addressing a graduation ceremony for 50-midwives in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, she said the hospital would be built in Hesar-i-Shahi desert.

Governor Gul Agha Sherzai said his administration had allocated 200 acres of land for the project. He also donated id="mce_marker"0,000 from the Sherzai Foundation to the ministry for medical equipment for the midwives.

Public Health Director Dr. Baz Mohammad Sherzad said the midwives were given three-month training. The graduates would be stationed to their relevant districts, he said, adding the Nangarhar Civil Hospital could not meet the medical needs of the entire provincial population.

He explained residents of other eastern provinces, like Kapisa, Laghman and Nuristan, also brought their patients to the hospital.  With the construction of the hospital, people’s problems would be resolved to a large extent.


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


مسابقه ملی عکاس


Twitter Update